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Population in 2012: 24,589 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 

Males: 11,851  (48.2%)
Females: 12,738  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  45.2 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 94556, 94563.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $129,440 (it was $102,107 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$129,440
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $65,269

Lafayette city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $878,977 (it was $582,800 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$878,977
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $970,890; Detached houses: $981,973; Townhouses or other attached units: $544,831; In 2-unit structures: $505,524; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $438,321; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $533,608

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,621.

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  • White alone - 19,248 (80.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1,811 (7.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1,693 (7.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1,047 (4.3%)
  • Black alone - 184 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 89 (0.4%)

Races in Lafayette detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lafayette: 138.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (12.4%), English (11.6%), Irish (11.1%), United States (5.9%), Italian (5.8%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 302 feet

Land area: 15.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,617 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lafayette:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lafayette city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

3,039 residents are foreign born (4.5% Asia, 3.5% Europe).

This city:  12.6%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Lafayette, California as of November 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lafayette to the number of sex offenders is 3,074 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $7,979 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,095 (0.3%)

Lafayette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Walnut Creek, CA (3.7 miles , pop. 64,296).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oakland, CA (9.2 miles , pop. 399,484).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (336.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Acalanes Ridge, CA (1.4 miles ), Saranap, CA (1.4 miles ), Castle Hill, CA (1.8 miles ), Moraga, CA (1.8 miles ), Reliez Valley, CA (1.8 miles ), Orinda, CA (1.9 miles ), Walnut Creek, CA (1.9 miles ), Central Contra Costa, CA (2.0 miles) .

Latitude: 37.89 N, Longitude: 122.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -632 (-2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,416 (22.5%)

Area code: 925

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Crime rates in Lafayette by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000020000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.08.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3302960243422
per 100,000 11.912.30.08.136.224.20.08.016.111.915.78.38.2
Robberies 6131411167158128727
per 100,000 23.753.456.544.364.428.260.032.048.331.827.48.328.6
Assaults 1289159157157149512
per 100,000 47.432.936.360.536.260.428.060.028.255.735.320.749.0
Burglaries 1037510398171112119117127129116110101
per 100,000 407.0308.0415.6395.1687.9451.1476.2467.9510.8513.4454.4455.0412.1
Thefts 350322394447610322317258400344293251292
per 100,000 1382.91322.31589.61802.12454.01296.91268.51031.71608.71369.01147.81038.31191.4
Auto thefts 35275865615557583830383226
per 100,000 138.3110.9234.0262.1245.4221.5228.1231.9152.8119.4148.9132.4106.1
Arson 0230112020100
per 100,000 0.08.212.10.04.04.08.00.08.00.03.90.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 127.1121.6142.5160.3232.7165.1132.3126.7152.7137.1123.4102.1115.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lafayette detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

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Lafayette, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

2.7%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +574 (+2.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Lawyers (7%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Lawyers (3%)

Work and jobs in Lafayette: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lafayette, California

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Earthquake activity:

Lafayette-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1354% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from Lafayette center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 46.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 24.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 22.9 miles away from Lafayette center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Contra Costa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lafayette topographic map

Birthplace of: Justin Argenal - College basketball player (UC Riverside Highlanders), Rick Cronk - Food industry businessman.

Main business address for: BEDFORD PROPERTY INVESTORS INC/MD (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Lafayette:

  • LAFAYETTE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1010 1ST STREET)
  • WOODLAND NURSING INN (Nursing Home, 3721 MT. DIABLO BLVD.)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Lafayette:

  • RHEEM VALLEY CONVALESCENT HOSP (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MORAGA, CA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES - TICE VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WALNUT CREEK, CA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB - WALNUT CREEK (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WALNUT CREEK, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Lafayette, CA

Amtrak stations near Lafayette:

  • 9 miles: MARTINEZ (401 FERRY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: EMERYVILLE (5885 LANDREGAN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: BERKELEY (3RD ST. & UNIVERSITY AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.cityoflafayette.com/citygov

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lafayette:

  • Saint Marys College of California (about 4 miles; Moraga, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,869)
  • Diablo Valley College (about 6 miles; Pleasant Hill, CA; FT enrollment: 7,376)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 8 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 34,089)
  • Laney College (about 11 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Contra Costa College (about 14 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • Los Medanos College (about 16 miles; Pittsburg, CA; FT enrollment: 3,293)
  • California State University-East Bay (about 17 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 11,298)

Public high school in Lafayette:

  • Acalanes High School (Students: 967; Location: 1200 Pleasant Hill Road; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 90)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lafayette:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lafayette:

  • ST PERPETUA SCHOOL (Students: 276; Location: 3445 HAMLIN RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MEHER SCHOOLS (Students: 232; Location: 999 LELAND DR; Grades: PK - 5)
  • DIABLO VALLEY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 3390 DEER HILL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CONTRA COSTA JEWISH DAY SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 3800 MT DIABLO BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Lafayette, map of school districts: LAFAYETTE ELEMENTARY, ACALANES UNION HIGH

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Private School, Elementary Contra Costa Jewish Day School, 3800 Mt. Diablo Boulevard Lafayette, CA 94549 925-284-8288

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Notable locations in Lafayette: Lafayette Water Treatment Plant (A), Sunnyside Pumping Plant (B), Lafayette Town Hall (C), Lafayette Branch Contra Costa County Library (D), Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Station 15 (E), Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Station 17 (F), Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Station 16 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Lafayette: Saint Perpetua's Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Lafayette Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Lafayette Reservoir (A), Leland Reservoir (B), Brookwood Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Grizzly Creek (A), Lafayette Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lafayette: Brook Street Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Bistro at the Park (3287 Mount Diablo Boulevard).

 
Contra Costa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00552. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00552
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.296. This is about average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.296
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.0. This is better than average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.43. This is about average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.43
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.02
U.S.:

2.43

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lafayette and their reported violations in the past:

WILDWOOD ACRES RESORT (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2002)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.9%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.6% for Black residents, 2.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 12.2% for other race residents, 4.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.7%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lafayette, CA

People in group quarters in Lafayette in 2010:

  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Lafayette in 2000:

  • 70 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Lafayette compared to California state average:

Lafayette, California environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Lafayette (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lafayette Mount Diablo And Moraga at 3525 Mount Diablo Boulevard, branch established on 1912/01/01; Lafayette Branch at 3630 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, branch established on 1964/12/14. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Westamerica Bank: Lafayette Branch at 3515 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, branch established on 1996/03/31. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $4,998.1 mil, Deposits: $4,253.2 mil, headquarters in San Rafael, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: Westamerica Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Lafayette Branch at 3498 Mount Diablo Boulevard, branch established on 1983/02/03. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of the West: Lafayette Branch at 3583 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, branch established on 1946/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Citibank, National Association: 3614 Mt Diablo Blvd Branch at 3614 Mt Diablo Blvd, branch established on 1961/02/15. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Mechanics Bank: Lafayette Branch at 3640 Mt Diablo Blvd, branch established on 2008/07/18. Info updated 2011/03/24: Bank assets: $2,991.7 mil, Deposits: $2,573.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lafayette Branch at 3492 Mt. Diablo Blvd., branch established on 2003/06/02. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • California Bank of Commerce: California Bank Of Commerce at 3595 Mt. Diablo Blvd., 2nd Floor, branch established on 2007/07/17. Info updated 2008/05/30: Bank assets: $298.4 mil, Deposits: $243.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lafayette Branch at 3530 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, branch established on 1956/06/06. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lafayette, California:

  • Best Western Lafayette Park Hotel, 3287 MT Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549 , Phone: (925) 283-3700, Fax: (925) 284-1621
  • Hillside Inn & Suites, 3748 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549 , Phone: (925) 283-8200, Fax: (925) 283-4444
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lafayette, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lafayette travel time to work - commute


Lafayette mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lafayette city (based on Contra Costa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.89%
Here38.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchBaptist General ConferenceJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents55.3%6.7%6.0%5.0%3.2%
Congregations7.1%1.0%3.1%9.6%3.1%
NameAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%2.0%1.8%15.7%
Congregations4.6%8.4%4.4%3.1%55.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 181
Contra Costa County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 52
Contra Costa County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 178
Contra Costa County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 683
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Contra Costa County:

22.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,668$46,6722$4,510
Other Government Administration 2$10,158$60,9483$6,454
Streets and Highways 9$65,182$86,9090$0
Parks and Recreation 4$23,116$69,34827$23,311
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8$54,591$81,8870$0
Other and Unallocable 4$18,832$56,4961$489
Totals for Government 30$183,547$73,41933$34,764

Lafayette government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,808,000 ($73.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $270,000 ($10.98)
    Police Protection: $218,000 ($8.87)
    Housing & Community Development: $208,000 ($8.46)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,286,000 ($52.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $811,000 ($32.98)
    Financial Administration: $719,000 ($29.24)
    Central Staff Services: $480,000 ($19.52)
    General - Other: $351,000 ($14.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $266,000 ($10.82)
    Parking Facilities: $131,000 ($5.33)
    Housing & Community Development: $81,000 ($3.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $426,000 ($17.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $2,331,000 ($94.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $16,000 ($0.65)
    Central Staff: $15,000 ($0.61)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($0.20)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,513,000 ($183.54)

Lafayette government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $796,000 ($32.37)
    All Other: $539,000 ($21.92)
    Parking Facilities: $366,000 ($14.88)
    Regular Highways: $77,000 ($3.13)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($0.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $344,000 ($13.99)
    Special Assessments: $254,000 ($10.33)
    General Revenue, NEC: $221,000 ($8.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,490,000 ($60.60)
    All Other: $581,000 ($23.63)
    Highways: $490,000 ($19.93)
  • Tax - Property: $3,935,000 ($160.03)
    Total General Sales: $2,270,000 ($92.32)
    Public Utilities: $772,000 ($31.40)
    NEC: $586,000 ($23.83)
    Other Selective Sales: $445,000 ($18.10)

Lafayette government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,024,000 ($285.66)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,320,000 ($175.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $9,845,000 ($400.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,369,000 ($55.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $130,000 ($5.29)

Lafayette government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,073,000 ($287.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,957,000 ($486.27)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,150,000 ($87.44)

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
California average:

5.75%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.12%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Alameda County, CA  1.95% ($67,733 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.57% ($74,794)
from Solano County, CA  0.36% ($51,540)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($66,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
California average:

6.27%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($654 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.07%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Alameda County, CA  1.47% ($61,758 average AGI)
to Solano County, CA  0.51% ($54,810)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.42% ($58,453)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lafayette:

  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZT (1510 AM; 8 kW; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KABL (960 AM; 5 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KABN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, CA; Owner: CONCORD AREA BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lafayette:

  • KFJO (92.1 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KDFC-FM1 (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM2 (96.5 FM; MARTINEZ, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING CO. C/O KOIT(FM))
  • KIOI-FM1 (101.3 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLLC (97.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KALX (90.7 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Lafayette:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KFTL (Channel 64; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Lafayette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 57
Total length: 323 meters (1,060ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,959,347
Total average daily truck traffic: 52,015

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 13
  • 1960-1969: 10
  • 1970-1979: 31
  • 1980-1989: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lafayette, CA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lafayette)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lafayette, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 176 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lafayette)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lafayette)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 50 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$539,673172$625,3151,284$448,66648$351,5012$1,080,79036$363,593
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$638,91020$666,115132$490,0827$287,1610$04$332,450
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$556,68023$606,614263$547,11514$221,1640$014$356,409
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$325,35616$548,854168$463,5905$200,8820$03$256,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$07$642,08650$557,7374$288,1380$04$388,098

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Lafayette, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$460,1131$715,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$701,2001$785,070
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 37

Incident types - Lafayette


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lafayette, CA

Most common first names in Lafayette, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17774.1 years
Robert13673.7 years
William13374.3 years
Mary11783.3 years
James8973.8 years
George8877.1 years
Margaret7981.3 years
Helen7783.2 years
Dorothy7181.0 years
Ruth5884.0 years
Most common last names in Lafayette, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4781.1 years
Anderson3578.6 years
Miller3278.6 years
Jones2980.2 years
Johnson2577.7 years
Brown2275.5 years
Davis2180.7 years
Hansen1975.5 years
Williams1877.2 years
Evans1686.4 years
Businesses in Lafayette, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
AT&T1Nike2
Ace Hardware1Panda Express1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1RadioShack1
Big O Tires1SAS Shoes1
Blockbuster1Safeway1
CVS1Starbucks3
Chico's1Subway1
Cold Stone Creamery1T-Mobile1
FedEx6Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Trader Joe's1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1
Jamba Juice1UPS5
JoS. A. Bank1Vans3
MasterBrand Cabinets1Vons1
Browse common businesses in Lafayette, CA


Lafayette on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial specialists: (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost of living"
  • #22 (94563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Australian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #41 (94563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable dividends in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #45 (94563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #46 (94563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #77 (94563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of South African first ancestries"
  • #79 (94563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #84 (94563) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Iranian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David B. Tuckerman (84)
  • George B. Zimmerman (33)
  • Lutgard C. De Jonghe (31)
  • Carine Hoarau (27)
  • James J. Devlin (26)
  • Nancy J. Bertrand (21)
  • John Todd (18)
  • Jim Marggraff (15)
  • Nasser Barabi (15)
  • Diane C. Salmon (14)

Total of 979 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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